The Preserve Academy

The Preserve Academy, located at The Sporting Shoppe & Range at The Preserve, offers a wide curriculum of firearms safety and tactical training classes taught by NRA Certified Instructors. With patience, dedication, and over 25 years of law enforcement experience, our instructors pride themselves in teaching firearms safety and shooting skills to participants of all skill levels from the novice to the expert.

We pride ourselves in teaching firearm safety and shooting skills to both beginners and professionals. Come learn in a comfortable environment with experienced instructors who are patient, dedicated and knowledgeable in all aspects of firearms instruction.

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Calendar

Aug 31
NRA Basic Pistol Class

This course combines classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling, pistol parts and operation, ammunition, shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting positions, cleaning the pistol, and continued opportunities for skill development. This is the perfect class if you have never fired a gun or […]

Sep 07
NRA Range Safety Officer Class

This course is conducted in the classroom and on the range. NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Standard Range Operating Procedures (SOPs), range inspections, range rules, range briefings, emergency procedures, firearm stoppages, malfunctions, and more. If you plan on working at a gun range, volunteering at your […]

Sep 12
Utah Non-resident 30 State Concealed Carry

This course is conducted in the classroom and covers firearm safety, shooting fundamentals, stance, firearm malfunctions, loading and unloading revolvers and semi-automatics handguns, Utah law, and more! This class is an easy start to get your concealed carry permit in 30 states. While this permit does not guarantee you a permit in RI, MA, or […]

Sep 22
Ladies Pistol (102)

Sorry guys, this one is for ladies only! This six (6) hour class reviews firearm safety and continues to build on your previous shooting skills. We review phase one (1) malfunctions, drawing your gun from a holster, and shooting from the holster. We also learn about phase two (2) malfunctions, begin shooting from behind cover, […]

Sep 28
NRA Pistol Instructor 2 Day Course

This is a two day class that covers Basic Instructor Training (BIT) on day one and NRA Pistol Instructor Training on day two. Here is your chance to be an NRA Instructor! With completion of this class, you may conduct a NRA Basic Pistol Class meeting the requirements of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Florida concealed carry […]

Oct 03
Drawing From Concealment

Drawing from Concealment for the Law-Abiding Citizen This four (4) hour class focuses on drawing your gun from concealment and firing to stop a deadly threat. An introduction to proper drawing techniques without concealment is covered then we concentrate on drawing from a variety of clothing conditions. Several different firing drills are covered in this […]

Oct 12
NRA Rifle Instructor 2 Day Course

The NRA Rifle Instructor course is two (2) days in length. NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT) is day one (1) and there is no shooting on this day. The NRA Rifle Instructor course is day two (2) where students learn the proper steps to teach basic rifle skills, shooting, and safety to others. Potential instructors […]

Oct 22
Introduction to Defensive Shotgun (100)

This four (4) hour class focuses on the pump action shotgun and its time-tested reliability and effectiveness as a tool for self-defense. This course explains the operation of the shotgun, advantages and disadvantages when using it for self-defense, shotgun manipulations, and more. We then move to the range to conduct loading, unloading, malfunctions drills, and […]

Oct 29
Ladies Beginner Pistol (100)

Sorry guys, this one is for ladies only! This four (4) hour class covers firearm safety and shooting fundamentals in the classroom and then it’s off to the range. We cover grip, stance, ready positions, loading, unloading, shooting drills, and more all at a controlled and comfortable pace designed for the new shooter. This is […]

Oct 29
Introduction to Low Light Pistol Shooting (100)

According to the FBI, a majority of shootings occur in low light conditions yet a majority of firearms training is conducted in daylight conditions. Here is an opportunity to bring your training to the next level and add new skills to your firearms training. We cover the physiology of vision in reduced light, target identification, […]

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